United Nations Development Programme

Russian Federation

Russian Business and the UN Global Compact. Social responsibility in Practice

The United Nations Development Programme, together with the Agency for Social Information, have developed a publication presenting a brief overview of the main stages in the development of corporate social responsibility in the Russian Federation as well as an analysis of related activities by Russian business in accordance with the principles of the UN Global Compact both world-wide and locally. The publication was developed for the Global Compact Leaders Summit that took place on 5-6 July 2007 in Geneva (Switzerland).

The overview is based on non-financial reports and information provided by the Russian companies, specifically on Communication on Progress reports prepared by the Global Compact participants in Russia, annual reports, materials from the corporate and specialized websites, researches and other open-source publications.

Full publication can be downloaded here (PDF)